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Why You Belong at Crosland

Discover how North Carolina’s first school for students with learning differences continues to transform lives.

About Our School

Our Story

In 1978, Dr. Mary Dore envisioned an environment in-which students could gain self-confidence in their ability to learn and to succeed in life after graduation. Her vision is still vibrant and thriving over 40 years later!

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Our Approach to Learning

We strive to transform the lives of our students who have learning differences by providing a holistic, individualized education in a diverse and nurturing community where each student belongs.

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Student Life

Along with our core curriculum we offer other enriching activities including Camp Comets, tutoring, extended day activities and testing, speech and occupational services. We also offer a phenomenal athletics program!

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Our Students Thrive Outside of the Traditional Classroom

In addition to a foundation of traditional and researched-based academics, Crosland offers a unique program including the arts, technology, athletics and social development. We develop independent self-advocates who succeed in work, study, and life in our ever-changing world.

Meet Our Talented and
Passionate Educators

Lisa Johnson

Lower and Middle School

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Torian Parker

Art, STEAM & Middle School Social Studies

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Mary Katherine Stephan

Middle & Upper School Science

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We celebrate and embrace every child’s unique needs when it comes to education. We would love to speak with you more about your child and find out if the Crosland School is the right choice for you and your family!